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# Business Statistics Bank

Course Number: BUS 30.2, Fall 2007

College/University: CUNY Brooklyn

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Introduction and Data Collection 1 CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION AND DATA COLLECTION 1. The process of using sample statistics to draw conclusions about true population parameters is called a) statistical inference. b) the scientific method. c) sampling. d) descriptive statistics. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: inferential statistics 2. Those methods involving the collection, presentation, and...

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26Presenting Data in Tables and ChartsCHAPTER 2: PRESENTING DATA IN TABLES AND CHARTSTABLE 2-1 An insurance company evaluates many numerical variables about a person before deciding on an appropriate rate for automobile insurance. A representative from
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Numerical Descriptive Measures65CHAPTER 3: NUMERICAL DESCRIPTIVE MEASURES1. Which of the following statistics is not a measure of central tendency? a) arithmetic mean b) median c) mode d) Q3 ANSWER: d TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: measure of cent
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Basic Probability91CHAPTER 4: BASIC PROBABILITY1. If two events are collectively exhaustive, what is the probability that one or the other occurs? a) 0 b) 0.50 c) 1.00 d) Cannot be determined from the information given. ANSWER: c TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: E
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Some Important Discrete Probability Distributions123CHAPTER 5: SOME IMPORTANT DISCRETE PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS1. Thirty-six of the staff of 80 teachers at a local intermediate school are certified in CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). In 180 days o
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The Normal Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions 153CHAPTER 6: THE NORMAL DISTRIBUTION AND OTHER CONTINUOUS DISTRIBUTIONS1. In its standardized form, the normal distribution a) has a mean of 0 and a standard deviation of 1. b) has a mean of 1
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Sampling Distributions 187CHAPTER 7: SAMPLING AND SAMPLING DISTRIBUTIONS1. Sampling distributions describe the distribution of a) parameters. b) statistics. c) both parameters and statistics. d) neither parameters nor statistics. ANSWER: b TYPE: MC DIFF
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224Confidence Interval EstimationCHAPTER 8: CONFIDENCE INTERVAL ESTIMATION1. The width of a confidence interval estimate for a proportion will be a) narrower for 99% confidence than for 95% confidence. b) wider for a sample size of 100 than for a sampl
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Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Tests5CHAPTER 9: FUNDAMENTALS OF HYPOTHESIS TESTING: ONE-SAMPLE TESTS1. Which of the following would be an appropriate null hypothesis? a) The mean of a population is equal to 55. b) The mean of a sample i
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Two-Sample Tests43CHAPTER 10: TWO-SAMPLE TESTS1. The t test for the difference between the means of 2 independent populations assumes that therespective a) sample sizes are equal. b) sample variances are equal. c) populations are approximately normal.
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86Analysis of VarianceCHAPTER 11: ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE1. In a one-way ANOVA, if the computed F statistic exceeds the critical F value we may a) reject H0 since there is evidence all the means differ. b) reject H0 since there is evidence of a treatment
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Chi-Square Tests and Nonparametric Tests123CHAPTER 12: CHI-SQUARE TESTS AND NONPARAMETRIC TESTS1. When testing for independence in a contingency table with 3 rows and 4 columns, there are _ degrees of freedom. a) 5 b) 6 c) 7 d) 12 ANSWER: b TYPE: MC DI
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174Simple Linear RegressionCHAPTER 13: SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION1. The Y-intercept (b0) represents the a) predicted value of Y when X = 0. b) change in estimated average Y per unit change in X. c) predicted value of Y.d) variation around the sample reg
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220Multiple Regression ModelsCHAPTER 14: INTRODUCTION TO MULTIPLE REGRESSION1. In a multiple regression problem involving two independent variables, if b1 is computed to be+2.0, it means that a) the relationship between X1 and Y is significant. b) the
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26Multiple Regression Model BuildingCHAPTER 15: MULTIPLE REGRESSION MODEL BUILDING1. A real estate builder wishes to determine how house size (House) is influenced by family income (Income), family size (Size), and education of the head of household (S
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Time-Series Analysis and Index Numbers47CHAPTER 16: TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS AND INDEX NUMBERS1. The effect of an unpredictable, rare event will be contained in the _ component. a) trend b) cyclical c) irregular d) seasonal ANSWER: c TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: E
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Decision Making95CHAPTER 17: DECISION MAKING1. A tabular presentation that shows the outcome for each decision alternative under the various states of nature is called: a) a payback period matrix. b) a decision matrix. c) a decision tree. d) a payoff t
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124Statistical Applications in Quality and Production ManagementCHAPTER 18: STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS IN QUALITY MANAGEMENT1. The control chart a) focuses on the time dimension of a system. b) captures the natural variability in the system. c) can be us
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TEST ITEM FILEStatistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel 5th EditioniiTEST ITEM FILEStatistics for Managers Using Microsoft Excel 5th EditionDavid M. Levine, David Stephan, Timothy C. Krehbiel and Mark L. BerensoniiiivTable of ContentsPreface
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;BiologyEighth EditionJonathan B. LososHarvard UniversityKenneth A. MasonPurdue UniversitySusan R. SingerCarleton Collegebased on the work ofPeter H. RavenDirector, Missouri Botanical Gardens; Engelmann Professor of Botany Washington University
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part the molecular basis of lifeIThe Science of BiologyYOU ARE ABOUT TO EMBARK ON A JOURNEYa journey of discovery about the nature of life. Nearly 180 years ago, a young English naturalist named Charles Darwin set sail on a similar journey on board H.M
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*16 Chapter 22The Nature of MoleculesintroductionABOUT 12.5 BILLION YEARS AGO, an enormous explosion likely marked the beginning of the universe. With this explosion began a process of star building and planetary formation that eventually led to the f
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*323The Chemical Building Blocks of LifeintroductionA CUP OF WATER CONTAINS more molecules than there are stars in the sky. But many molecules aremuch larger than water molecules; they consist of thousands of atoms, forming hundreds of molecules that
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*58partII Chapter 4biology of the cellCell StructureintroductionALL ORGANISMS ARE COMPOSED OF CELLS. The gossamerwing of a butterfly is a thin sheet of cells and so is the glistening outer layer of your eyes. The hamburger or tomato you eat is comp
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*84Chapter 5MembranesintroductionAMONG A CELLS MOST IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES are its interactions with theenvironment, a give-and-take that never ceases. Without it, life could not persist. Living cells are encased within a lipid membrane through which f
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*104Chapter 6introductionEnergy and MetabolismLIFE CAN BE VIEWED AS A CONSTANT flow of energy, channeled by organisms to do the work of living. Each of the significant properties by which we define lifeorder, growth, reproduction, responsiveness, and
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*118chapter concept outline7 How Cells Harvest EnergyLIFE IS DRIVEN BY ENERGY. All the activities organisms carryoutthe swimming of bacteria, the purring of a cat, your thinking about these wordsuse energy. In this chapter, we discuss the processes al
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*142Chapter 8PhotosynthesisintroductionTHE RICH DIVERSITY OF LIFE that covers our Earth would be impossible without photosynthesis. Almost every oxygen atom in the air we breathe was once part of a water molecule, liberated by photosynthesis. All the
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;9chapterCell CommunicationintroductionSPRINGTIME IS A TIME OF REBIRTH and renewal. Trees thathave appeared dead produce new leaves and buds, and flowers sprout from the ground. For sufferers of seasonal allergy, this is not quite such a pleasant ti
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;2.5 m10chapterHow Cells DivideintroductionALL SPECIES OF ORGANISMSbacteria, alligators, the weeds ina lawngrow and reproduce. From the smallest creature to the largest, all species produce offspring like themselves and pass on the hereditary infor
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;partIII1116.6 mGenetic and Molecular BiologySexual Reproduction and Meiosischapter introductionMOST ANIMALS AND PLANTS reproduce sexually. Gametes of opposite sex unite to form a cell that,dividing repeatedly by mitosis, eventually gives rise to
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;12chapterPatterns of Inheritancei ntroductionEVERY LIV I NG CREATURE IS A PRODUCT of the long evolutionary history of life on Earth. All organisms share this h istory, but as far as we know, only humans wonder about the p rocesses that led to their
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;134 mmchapterChromosomes, Mapping, and the MeiosisInheritance ConnectionintroductionMENDELS EXPERIMENTS OPENED the door to understanding inheritance, but many questionsremained. In the early part of the 20th century, we did not know the nature of
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;14chapterD NA: The Genetic MaterialintroductionTHE REALIZATION THAT PATTERNS OFheredity can be explained by the segregation of chromosomes in meiosis raised a question that occupied biologists for over 50 years: What is t he exact nature of the con
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;151.2 mchapterGenes and How They Workconcept outlineintroduction15.1 The Nature of Geness Garrod concluded that inherited disorders can involve specific enzymes s Beadle and Tatum showed that genes specify enzymes s The central dogma describes in
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;partIII16genetic and molecular biology40 mm 40 mchapterIN MUSIC, DIFFERENT INSTRUMENTS PLAY their own parts atdifferent times during a piece; a musical score determines which instruments play when. Similarly, in an organism different genes are ex
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;170.3 mmchapterBiotechnologyintroductionOVER THE PAST DECADES, the development of new andpowerful techniques for studying and manipulating DNA has revolutionized biology. The knowledge gained in the last 25 years is greater than the rest of the hi
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;18chapterGenomicsTHE PACE OF DISCOVERY IN BIOLOGY in the last 30 years hasbeen like the exponential growth of a population. Starting with the isolation of the first genes in the mid-1970s, researchers had accomplished the first complete genome seque
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;194000 mchapterCellular Mechanisms of Developmentintroduction19.1 Overview of Development 19.2 Cell Divisions Development begins with cell division s Every cell division is known in the development of C. elegans s Stem cells continue to divide and
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;partIVevolution20Genes Within Populationschapter introductionNO OTHER HUMAN BEING is exactly like you (unless you have an identical twin). Often the particular characteristics of an individual have an important bearing on its survival, on its chan
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;21chapterThe Evidence for EvolutionintroductionAS WE DISCUSSED IN CHAPTER 1, when Darwin proposed his revolutionary theory of evolution bynatural selection, little actual evidence existed to bolster his case. Instead, Darwin relied on observations
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;22The Origin of Specieschapteri ntroductionALTHOUGH DARWIN TITLED HIS BOOKSpecies, he never actually discussed what he referred to as that mystery of mysterieshow one species gives rise to another. Rather, his argument concerned evolution by natura
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;chapter23Systematics and the Phylogenetic RevolutionintroductionALL ORGANISMS SHARE MANY biological characteristics.Theyare composed of one or more cells, carry out metabolism and transfer energy with ATP, and encode hereditary information in DNA.
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;24Genome EvolutionintroductionGENOMES CONTAIN THE RAW MATERIALhidden in the ever-changing nature of genomes. As more genomes have been sequenced, the new and exciting field of comparative genomics has emerged and has yielded some surprising results
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;25chapterEvolution of Developmenti ntroductionHOW IS IT THAT CLOSELYrelated species of frogs can have completely different patterns of development? One frog goes f rom fertilized egg to adult frog with no intermediate tadpole stage. The sister spec
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;partVdiversity of life on earth26IN PRECEDING CHAPTERS, youve seen that many commonfeatures are found in living things. To name a few, they are composed of one or more cells, they carry out metabolism and transfer energy with ATP, and they encode h
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;27.036 mm .036 mchapterV irusesintroductionWE BEGIN OUR EXPLORATIO N of the diversity of life with v iruses. Viruses are genetic elements enclosed in protein; they a re not considered organisms since they lack many of the features associated with l
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;28chapterProkaryotesintroductionONE OF THE HALLMARKS OF LIVING organisms is their cellular organization. You learned earlier that living things come in two basic cell types: tp`twdv and d xp`twdvTo review, prokaryotes lack the membrane-bounded nucl
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;29FOR MORE THAN HALF OF the long history of life on Earth, all life was microscopic. The biggestorganisms that existed for over 2 billion years were single-celled bacteria fewer than 6 mm thick. These prokaryotes lacked internal membranes, except for
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;30Overview of Green PlantsintroductionchapterPLANT EVOLUTION IS THE STORY of adaptation to terrestriallife by green algal ancestors. All green algae and land plants share a common ancestor, composing a monophyletic group called the green plants. Fo
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;31chapterFungiintroductionTHE FUNGI, AN OFTEN-OVERLOOKED group of unicellular and multicellular organisms, have aprofound influence on ecology and human health. Along with bacteria, they are important decomposers and disease-causing organisms. Fung
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;32chapter introductionOverview of Animal DiversityWE NOW EXPLORE THE GREAT diversity of modern animals,the result of a long evolutionary history. Animals are among the most abundant living organisms. Found in almost every conceivable habitat, they b
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;33chapterNoncoelomate InvertebratesintroductionWE START OUR EXPLORATION of the great diversity of animals with the simplest members of theanimal kingdomsponges, jellyfish, and simple worms. These animals lack a body cavity(coelom), and they are th
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;34chapterCoelomate InvertebratesALTHOUGH ACOELOMATES AND PSEUDOCOELOMATEShave proven very successful, a third way of organizing the animal body has also evolved, one that occurs in many protostomes and in all deuterostomes. We begin our discussion o
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;35chapter introductionMEMBERS OF THE PHYLUM CHORDATA exhibit great changes in the endoskeleton compared with what is seen in echinoderms. As you saw in chapter 34, the endoskeleton of echinoderms is functionally similar to the exoskeleton of arthropod
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;partVIplant form and function36chapterPlant FormintroductionALTHOUGH THE SIMILARITIES AMONG a cactus, an orchid, anda hardwood tree might not be obvious at first sight, most plants have a basic unity of structure. This unity is reflected in how
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;37chapterVegetative Plant DevelopmentintroductionHOW DOES A FERTILIZED EGG DEVELOP into a complex adultplant body? Because plant cells cannot move, the timing and directionality of each cell division must be carefully orchestrated. Cells need infor
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;chapter38T ransport in PlantsintroductionTERRESTRIAL PLANTS FACE TWOmajor challenges: maintaining water and n utrient balance, and providing sufficient structural support for upright growth. The vascular system t ransports water, minerals, and orga
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;39chapterPlant Nutrition and SoilsVAST ENERGY INPUTS ARE REQUIRED for the ongoingconstruction of a plant. In this chapter, youll learn what inputs, besides energy from the Sun, a plant needs to survive. Plants, like animals, need various nutrients t
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;40chapterPlant Defense ResponsesPLANTS ARE CONSTANTLY UNDER ATTACK by viruses,bacteria, fungi, animals, and even other plants. An amazing array of defense mechanisms has evolved to block or temper an invasion. Many plantpest relationships undergo co
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;41chapterALL ORGANISMS SENSE AND INTERACT with their environments. This is particularly true ofplants. Plant survival and growth are critically influenced by abiotic factors, including water, wind, and light. The effect of the local environment on pl
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;42chapterPlant ReproductionintroductionTHE REMARKABLE EVOLUT IONARY SUCCESS of floweringp lants can be linked to their novel reproductive strategies. In t his chapter, we explore the reproductive strategies of the angiosperms and how their unique f